Restaurant Trends

Weekly Round-Up: Farmers’ Market Recharge

Posted on May 15, 2015
Weekly Round Up: Farmers' Market Recharge

This week, we talked about the Top 5 Things to Consider when Buying a Walk-in Cooler. If you’ll be out and about at the farmers’ markets this weekend, you’ll want to make sure your produce stays fresh and crisp. Read on.

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Weekly Round-Up: The Coffee Conundrum

Posted on May 8, 2015
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In our Top 10 Catering Tools for Dessert Bars post, we talked about coffee’s popularity as an after-dinner counterpart to delicious desserts. While we recommend using airpots to keep coffee fresh and ready to serve, some catering companies employ Keurig machines to keep their clients caffeinated. However, those catering companies may want to rethink their decision.

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This Week in Food News: McDonald’s Sagging Profits

Posted on April 24, 2015
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Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Due to sagging profits, McDonald’s has closed 350 stores in 2015 and plans to shut down another 350 before the year’s end. While the 700 projected closings doesn’t put much of a dent in the 32,500 stores nationwide, it is representative of an 11% decrease in revenue and a 30% loss in profit during the first quarter of 2015.

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A Day in the Life of Denver’s Donation-Based S.A.M.E. Cafe

S.A.M.E. Cafe in Denver

“I just want to hug you”, the woman said. She was a regular at S.A.M.E. Cafe and had been coming in for months. As Libby was preparing to close up shop, she walked around the counter and gave her customer a hug. The woman started crying, which made Libby cry. “Why are we crying?” Libby asked. “Today was the first day I was able to pay for my meal”, said the woman who had been coming to the cafe for a while. She had just landed ...

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How to Start an Organic Restaurant

Posted on June 2, 2014
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There are boundless reasons to start an organic restaurant in these eco-friendly times. Perhaps you value the concept of naturally-grown greens and hormone-free animal products. Maybe you find importance in spreading wellness and good health. Or perhaps you've finally realized that people will pay through the nose for organic products and want a piece of that sweet, sweet pie. Regardless of the reason, with social and political attention tuned to organic eating, now is as good a time as any to make your dream a reality.

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